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. we are going to elect mitt romney and paul ryan president and vice president of the united states. and it is my pleasure to introduce the chairman of the romney campaign in ohio, i think he did a pretty good job preparing mitt romney to debate barack obama, a great united states senator rob portman. [applause] >> ohio looks like romney ryan country to me tonight. i know it's cold out there but we're freezing for a reason aren't we? it's about our families, it's about our commune tiss and it's about our country. four more days to avoid four more years. it's worth it. [applause] is the chair of ohio i got to ask you a couple of things. the first one is go ahead and vote. jane and i did it today their open tomorrow from 8:00 to 2:00. tell me you're going to go bank your vote. are you going to do that. i need you to do that to free you up on election day to get more people to the polls. now second, we got to put up more signs and make more phone calls and more door to door. will you commit to do that over the next four days? of course you will. we're in the fourth quarter. getting tow
to elect mitt romney and paul ryan the next president and vice president of the united states? as always a great crowd in ohio. this is outstanding. i've done a lot of campaign rallies over the past couple of weeks and i've decided i've boiled my reasons for supporting mitt romney and paul ryan down to three reasons. the first, president obama comes to ohio and likes to take credit for getting our state back on track. but we know that's not true. it's the work that the governor and i have done with all of you to balance our budget and get our state back on track. we didn't raise taxes, we cut taxes. [applause] here is my second reason and this one is personal for me. my youngest son is 18-year-old and he voted for the first time this year in a presidential election. a couple of weeks ago before a friday night football game his friend were at our house and they were in his room and i decided i wonder when they're talking about, girls, the football game t next concert they're going to go to, maybe kid rock. but i went upstairs and i was listening outside the door and they didn't know i was
. and this is an important election to do that. so thanks again. >> now through election day watch our coverage of the presidential candidates plus debates from key races around the country. next republican presidential candidate mitt romney campaigns in iowa. then a look at wisconsin. after that the funeral for former senator and presidential candidate george mcgovern. now republican presidential candidate mitt romney in ames iowa for a speech on the economy on his economic plan. according to the latest polling average, president obama holds a % lead in this state. this is about 35 minutes. ♪ >> hello everybody, how are you doing? you live in iowa and you live in a battleground state. let me say that again because i don't think i've said that in all the years i've been in politics. we're a battleground state this year and that makes it very important. and i'm glad i have the opportunity to welcome the next president of the united states. and i know it's cool and you feel the chill but also you feel the momentum of romney being the next president of the united states. [applause] now you folks
this is an election about america, the american family. all elections matter, of course. but this one matters a great deal. over the years of our nation's histories, choices our fellow citizens have made have changed this country's course. there were turning points of defining consequence. we're today at a turning point which our national debt and liabilities threat on the crush our future. our economy struggles under the weight of government and fails to create the essential growth and employment that we need. at the same time emerging powers seek to shape the world in their image, china in a very different way. this is an election of consequence. our campaign is about big things because we happen to believe that america faces big challenges. we recognize this is a year with a big choice and the american people want to see big changes. and together we can bring that kind of real change to our country. [applause] you know, four years ago candidate obama spoke to the times. he shrinks from it, from characters on sesame street and silly word games to misdirected personal a
. in 1972 as a seventh grader in massachusetts i did what i could to elect him president of the united states which i remind you all he did win massachusetts. [applause] [applause] i was later an intern in his senate office and i had the privilege to work with the incredible staff he assembled in washington d.c. and south dakota, some of the finest people i have ever known. we weren't related it was just a co-incidence we both had the same last name. but people would tell me they were long-time supporters of my dad. and they always seemed shocked when i told them my dad owned a liquor store in massachusetts. i urged them to keep supporting him. for 35 years i have been honored to call senator mcgovern my most treasured friend and i loved him very much. he was a great man but more importantly he was a good one. he had about him a decency, he was generous and kind. he was funny and had no patience for cynicism. he was passionate and principled but not dogmatic or self-right courthouse. he loved his family and friend and faith and american history and a good steak. he loved this great sta
-funded, government- run unions, the union leaders have the dues from the workers, support elected officials that they are interested in getting into office. the union leaders negotiate with those elected officials. the contracts are then paid for with funded tax dollars. that is why jfk was completely against the government tax- funded unions. there is a huge difference. i don't feel that people are understanding this. host: mr. bennett, i will give you the last word here of this last segment of the "washington journal." guest: gwen's is correct. not only was jfk opposed to public employees unions but also franklin d. roosevelt was against public employees unions. we are negotiating with ourselves. when it comes to unions, we have been successful in ohio in getting the republican message across to union members. we receive about 40% of the union vote in ohio. i am very proud of that because it is a message that the private-sector unions understand that if the economy is growing and jobs are increasing, their lives are better off. that is why i think that in many cases we will get a substant
round of applause. [applause] >> now through election day, whatever coverage of the presidential candidates. plus, the bay from key house, senate, and government races are run the country. on c-span tonight, mitt romney campaigns in ohio. followed by vice president joe biden and bill clinton at a rally in ohio. a look atand a look at iowa wite latest chairs. the only place to get the real deal. i like newsmakers and -- i like that the commentary is only intended to let you know what is going on. there is not opinion and i appreciate how i can see through and understand the progrming itself. and i get my analysi elsewhere. c-sps jus tout th only wato g >> justin wat c-span on comcast. c-span, brought to you as a public service by levision pvide >> as on the east coast, the candidates alter their schedules. the federal goverment is closed. president obama nad mitt romney suspended campiagn activities through tuesday. and barack obama monitors the situation with the federal emergency. mitt romney asked supporters to help victims affected by hurricane sandy. he was joined by a congr
here and for your service.please join me for rounf applause. >> for days until election day. here is what our coverage looks like. michelle obama is campaigning in petersburg, virginia, today at virginia state university. tonight mitt romney and paul ryan will be joined by their wives on the campaign trail, in westchester, ohio. also joining them is condoleezza rice and senator john mccain. that is at 7:30 on c-span. the amount we have to create an environment that our small businesses can thrive. when we look at the uniqueness on the border different from the reform metered -- needed, we need comprehensive immigration reform. we have a work force problem because of our immigration system is broken. we cannot get workers to go back and forth. these problems create an impediment to commerce. we have to provide a workforce that can move back and forth easily, and now we cannot do that because of the impediments that are there by not having an effective immigration policy. that becomes an economic issue. >> some of the issues have to do with what was raised here with regard to be nea
with strategist sean tonner. and in analysis of president obama's strategy to elected democrats with rick palacio. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> we have a simple proposition. you can embrace the kind of approaches he has embraced. -- she has embraced. it has no new revenue, even for the wealthiest americans. it would require cuts in social security and medicare. or we can embrace a balanced approach. that is what i support. we can go back to the kind of rates we had under the clinton administration when people were doing well and the economy was growing. we're going to have to make tough choices. >> your bottle? >> it is amazing to me you can stand here having voted for chilean dollar deficits for the last four years, the largest increase in american history and say we have to control spending. you have done nothing to control spending. with respect to cut, a cap, and balance, capping the ability of congress to spend money we do not have, balancing the budget is extreme. i think it would force congress to set priorities and stop funding things like solyndra. that
a resolution on the eve of a hotly contested election sought to politicize the resolution that we annually pass, i voted no. but i want to say words are important, as our deeds. you follow words with deeds. that's where our work on first responder help comes in and brother could not be a sharper contrast between my record of honoring and helping those first responder sand tommy thompson's. i worked to pass the 9/11 health bill. i worked with first responders who had flocked to the scene from across the country, would certainly from around new york. they had been advised by their own governments that the toxic air was safe to breathe. sometimes weeks and months and years later they developed a rare blood cancers and blood cancers and respiratory illnesses. they came to atomic thompson and his department. three years after 9/11, gao came out with a report that said 412th out of 10,000 federal workers had been tested and screened, but they said it was bogus. the o department decided it would u -- they would contract out these health services. who got $11 million contract? tommy thompson. i spoke w
for the state. she escorted a partnership between >> i really think this election is about the economy. it is about jobs, people on food stamps and changing the direction we have in the state. part of that is an honest assessment of where we are as a community and state. if you poll folks, it is all jobs and the economy. we are not providing enough opportunity. and what we did with $21 million for a plant that has no jobs, $19 million to bloom for a plant that doesn't exist down the street. if we had taken that and put it in delaware businesses and expanded growth we would be much farther along. i think we need to change the focus and focus more on delaware businesses, good morning growth. we do that under a great administration we will have better results. i ask for your indull skwrepbls -- indull skwrepblgs. >> when they closed facilities we had a choice. we could fight to put people back to work and make things in delaware or give up on those workers. and if your approach was followed we would have an empty building decaying factory and rusting refinery. i will fight for those worke
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